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PLC Robot Control

    Program Motoman Robots with Rockwell Automation PLCs

    YEC_MLX_Logo_CMYK.pngThe MLX family of PLC integration solutions provides an interface that enables the programming and control of Motoman industrial robots with the widely accepted Rockwell Automation Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). End users of robotic automation can deploy and support a broad range of Motoman robots with their existing staff and take ownership of their robotic applications.

    The MLX family has evolved and is now available in two options; MLX200 and MLX300. Both provide a well-integrated environment that leverages the knowledge and experience of the PLC programmer, while providing access to industry leading robot technology. The robots are programmed through intuitive Add-On Instructions (AOIs) within the RSLogix 5000® / Studio Logix Designer® environment. Optimum performance is maintained using proven kinematics solutions.

    If your staff understands and supports Rockwell Automation RSLogix™ software, the MLX family will provide the easiest way to develop, train and support your plant personnel.

    Both MLX options provide the following benefits and advantages

    • The robot does not require a separate programming language

    • Easy to use library of function blocks and sample programs are provided

    • Full set of HMI screens reduce the time and effort required to implement a system

    • Protects investment in existing PLC staff; they do not need to learn the Motoman robot programming language (INFORM)


    PLC-Robots.pngMLX300

    MLX300 is Yaskawa’s latest generation of PLC integration. It is a software add-on to our industry leading DX200 and YRC1000 controllers. MLX300 offers all the integration capabilities previously available with MLX200, with added features and benefits.

    MLX300 Features and Advantages

    • Broader range of PLC-programmable robots
      • All DX200 material handling robots
      • All YRC1000 GP-family robots
    • Optional Functional Safety Unit
    • Standard controller technology

     

    MLX200

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    MLX200 is an industrial robot controller built from the ground up to provide a seamless interface into the PLC environment, enabling all control and programming to be done through the existing PLC. Panel-mounted robot drives can be integrated into the main control cabinet resulting in reduced hardware, reduced floor space and a reduction in spare parts.

     

     

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    PLC Programmable Robot Models


    GP25

    Achieve high transfer capability with highest payload, speed and wrist allowable moment in its...

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    GP12

    Achieve high transfer capability with number 1 payload, speed and wrist allowable moment in...

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    GP7

    Ideal for high-speed assembly and handling applications, the new GP7 robot is fast, compact...

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    GP8

    Ideal for high-speed assembly and handling applications, the new GP8 robot is fast, compact...

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    MH250 II

    The MH250 II is a powerful six-axis handling robot that features high-rigidity speed reducers...

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    MH215 II

    Built to easily handle large parts and heavy payloads, the MH215 II is a powerful six-axis...

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    MPL500 II

    This robust 4-axis robot is an ideal choice for end-of-line or distribution center...

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    MH24-10

    Slim, extended reach MH24-10 robot increases productivity and achieves high...

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    MH225

    Powerful six-axis handling robot features high-rigidity speed reducers and high-speed motion...

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    MH180-120

    Ideal for processing large parts. In many cell layouts, a long/extended reach robot can...

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    MPL800 II

    Highly versatile, this 4-axis robot is ideal for a variety of palletizing applications, order...

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    MH600

    Designed to provide superior performance in machine and press tending, and other...

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    MPL300 II

    Loads are handled effectively without compromising speed or performance with this highly...

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    MH400 II

    Designed to provide superior performance in machine and press tending, and other...

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    MPL160 II

    This 4-axis robot is ideal for a variety of end-of-line or distribution center...

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    MPL100 II

    Highly versatile, this robot is ideal for case palletizing, bag palletizing, layer forming...

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    MPL80 II

    Highly versatile, the MPL80 II robot is ideal for case palletizing, bag palletizing, order...

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    ES200RD II

    High-speed six-axis shelf-mounted robots designed to deliver unmatched performance and...

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    ES165RD II

    High-speed six-axis ES165RD II and ES200RD II shelf-mounted robots set standard for...

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    MH280 II

    The powerful, heavy-payload MH280 II is ideal for one of the most common robotics...

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    MH50 II-20

    Powerful, high-speed robot with long/extended articulated arm offers superior performance in...

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    MH110

    Powerful six-axis handling robot features high-rigidity speed reducers and high-speed motion...

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    MH50 II-35

    Powerful, high-speed robots with long/extended reaches offer superior performance in coating,...

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    MH50 II

    Powerful, high-speed robots with long/extended reaches offer superior performance in coating,...

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    MH24

    Powerful high-speed 6-axis robot is ideal for many applications and processes. Increased 24...

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    MH180

    Powerful six-axis handling robot features high-rigidity speed reducers and high-speed motion...

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    MH12

    Powerful high-speed six axis robot is ideal for multitude of applications. 12 kg wrist...

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    MH5LS II

    Compact, six-axis robots with 5 kg payload capacity and high axial speeds, the MH5LS II...

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    MH5S II

    Compact, six-axis robots with 5 kg payload capacity and high axial speeds,the MH5S II...

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    MPK50

    4-axis, 50 kg capacity robot specifically designed for high-speed case packing, layer forming...

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    MH80 II

    Powerful, high-speed robot offers superior performance in dispensing, material cutting,...

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    MPP3S

    The ideal delta robot for high-speed picking operation - speeds up to 150 cycles per minute...

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    MPP3H

    Ideal for primary packaging with performance optimized for payload.

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